It’s been a sad few months for the University of Regina family. We have endured a string of passings of several people who had strong ties to the University. Jack Boan, professor emeritus of Economics, passed away on October 31, 2018 at the age of 100. Myrtle Surjik, the first woman member of the University of Regina Board of Governors, passed on December 16, 2018. On December 19, 2018, long-time Saskatoon StarPhoenix columnist and U of R journalism school graduate Cam Fuller passed away. Glen Nelson, a star of the men’s Cougars basketball teams of the 1980s, passed peacefully on January 29, 2019. On March 3, Dominic Gregorio, the much-loved choral director at the U of R, passed away. Internationally renowned visual artist Joe Fafard, a former instructor at the University, succumbed to cancer on March 19. On April 15, Noel Starblanket, a University of Regina Life Speaker and Elder-in-Residence, journeyed back to the Creator. Degrees reached out to seven individuals who knew these remarkable personalities best and asked them to share some memories with our readers.